Addressing Specialist

August 27, 2023
York, SC
Job Type



York County is located in the Piedmont region, between the Broad River and the Catawba River. Its diverse landscape is home to family-friendly towns/cities, a progressive urban region and lakefront communities. We are excited that you want to join our team and recognize that our employees are the foundation for our success.

Mission Statement - York County provides quality public services in an open, efficient, and responsive manner.

Vision Statement - York County provides an environment where all citizens and businesses can thrive and succeed.

About the Department: The Department of Public Safety Communications is the primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for York County. As the PSAP, we are staffed 24 hours a day to answer 9-1-1 emergency calls and dispatch police, fire or medical services to those we serve. We are fortunate to have state-of-the art equipment to provide our responders and those needing emergency assistance. The five divisions of Public Safety Communications work together to provide leadership, emergency information and communication technology as well as extensive training to our staff and public safety partners: 9-1-1 Addressing, Administration & Public Education, Technical Services & Radio Communications, Operations (Communications), and Operations Support (Training, Quality Assurance, Accreditation). The Department of Public Safety Communication is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement. This accreditation requires annual audits of our policy and procedures, hiring and promotional processes to ensure we provide proofs of following policies and procedures.


We are excited to hire an Addressing Specialist to join our team! The purpose of this position is to assign addresses and provide notification of proper addresses to the citizens of York County, while ensuring the accuracy and maintenance of the county wide addressing system.

Benefits: p articipation in the SC Retirement System, comprehensive medical benefits including dental and vision plans. Vacation and sick leave; and 11 paid holidays plus 3 additional optional days/floating holidays.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (40 hours per week)


  • Assists with address assignment in the surrounding municipalities.
  • Maintains GIS address points, numerical ranges for the street centerlines, names unnamed streets and or renames streets, when necessary, as provided for in the York County Code of Ordinances.
  • Conducts field work for address verification, which requires the ability to drive and operate a vehicle.
  • Reviews all new proposed subdivision names and new street to be used in the subdivision to determine that the names are not duplicates or phonetically sounding in any way to that of existing subdivision or street names.
  • Evaluates existing street data for potential addressing problems, preforms edits when discrepancies are found with the addresses or streets.
  • Assigns new addresses for single parcels, subdivisions, and commercial projects.
  • Corrects addresses and or street edits when discrepancies are discovered or reported.
  • Notifies parcel owners and appropriate agencies of address changes and edits so that the changes can be documented and updated in respective data bases.
  • Educates the public on the importance of posting addresses for residential, business, or commercial properties.
  • Performs research of records, deeds, and historical data for the assignment of addresses or when naming and renaming roads.



  • Valid driver's license is required.
  • ArcGIS Certifications or the ability to obtain.
  • CPR certification preferred.


  • Associate's degree in communications, public safety, planning, zoning and GIS or other relevant discipline.
  • Three (3) years of public safety, planning or related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Applicants with equivalent experience and/or education may be considered.



Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

  • Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.



York County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays and emergencies (man-made or natural) to meet the business needs of the County.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of essential functions and responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


It is the responsibility of each employee to comply with established policies, procedures and safe work practices. Each employee must follow safety training and instructions provided by their supervisor. Each employee must also properly wear and maintain all personal protective equipment required for their job. Finally, each employee must immediately report any unsafe work practices or unsafe conditions as well as any on-the-job injury or illnesses.

Every manager/supervisor is responsible for enforcing all safety rules and regulations. In addition, they are responsible for ensuring that a safe work environment is maintained, safe work practices are followed and employees are properly trained.

Closing Date/Time: 2023-09-07

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